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may have the spouse. and it becomes the government's responsibility to keep the family in formed. >> you reached out to the state department what are they saying? >> they are saying since the beginning they have made it a priority to maintain contact. they say in the last 24 hours before the hearing they reached out by phone to at least one member of the family and told them what would be reported at the congressional hearing and they also said that the mother of sean is contacted by us. so, they won't get into a lot of specifics but they maintain that they have been in contact with the families in some way or another since the beginning. >> they are now say that go they will contact mrs. smith. >> yes, they say they will make sure that they are. >> at this point, who are they supposed to believe? >> there have been so many different stories out there and now there is lots of political allegations and we had this hearing today and some saw it as a political hearing. >> you know look, this is really hard. in the first 48 to 72 hours, the first facts are often wrong. the american m
, the government, to make sure that the families are kept apprised. but you also expect, any department has this, if an employee is lost, a member of our intelligence services, that agency takes ownership of making sure to sepherd the person through the system and around the system to get information. so in many respects, anderson, it is sort of incomprehendible to me, the family members were identified, met with senior officials of the united states, and the secretary of state. it is not as if they don't know where she is. >> initially i thought, maybe they were in contact with sean smith's wife, who i guess was in the netherlands. but she was at this reception, they clearly talked to mayher. >> and that is right, anderson, oftentimes, there is more than one person, so you have the parents of the victim. you may have the spouse or an extended family. and it becomes the government's responsibility to take care of that family and keep them informed. >> well, jill, i know you had reached out. what are they saying? >> well, essentially they say since the beginning they have made it a priority to be
of the people who votes for something, then writes the government to ask them to send us money. so that's congressman ryan from last night. as for mr. biden, he got tangled in foreign policy, specifically the libya killings. martha raddatz grilling him on security shortcomings in the administration's initial claim that the deadly attack was likely a spontaneous reaction to that anti-muslim youtube clip. >> why did that go on for weeks? >> what we were told -- >> by whom? >> by the intelligence community. the intelligence community told us that. as they learned more facts about what happened they changed their assessment. that's why there's also an investigation headed by tom pickering, a leading diplomat from the reagan years who is doing an investigation as to whether or not there are any lapses, what the lapses were, so they will never happen again. >> they wanted more security there. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. >> keeping them honest, there is now sworn testimony that the request was, in fact, made. the former regional security officer in libya second from the left
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